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  1. inkwell
    Trump Is a Godsend for Book Publishers. He’s Also a Nightmare.Everyone in publishing is sick of the former president. But they keep making books about him anyway.
  2. american crisis
    Cuomo Set to Earn $5.1 Million for Ill-Conceived COVID BookThe governor finally revealed what he was paid for his pandemic memoir, which is now the subject of a probe by the state attorney general’s office.
  3. politics
    5 Revelations From John Boehner’s New MemoirIn On the House, the former Speaker praises Nancy Pelosi’s “killer instinct,” unloads on Ted Cruz, and claims Mark Meadows once begged on his knees.
  4. encounter
    The Tech Elite’s Favorite Pop IntellectualJulia Galef on bringing the rationalist movement to the mainstream.
  5. books
    Hillary Clinton Retiring to Mystery Books, Co-Writing With Louise PennyState of Terror is out October 12.
  6. the group portrait
    Book Publishing’s New Power ClubA wave of hires is set to pick up where the reckoning left off.
  7. rocket men
    Donald Trump Just Wants Elton John to Like HimHe allegedly wanted to impress the singer with a gift to Kim Jong-un.
  8. white house
    What We Know About John Bolton’s Tell-all BookBolton writes that Trump was obsessed with giving Kim Jong-Un an autographed CD of “Rocket Man” and pressured China to interfere in the 2020 election.
  9. conservatism
    Polarization Isn’t the Problem, But Human Identity Politics May Be the SolutionEzra Klein’s new book on polarization alerts liberals and conservatives to their species’ unifying affinity for identity-based divisiveness.
  10. reading lists
    The Books Our Political Writers Are Reaching for Right NowA reading list for finding some perspective in a crisis.
  11. books
    The Politics and Politicians of Millennials: A Q&A With Charlotte AlterTalking climate change, AOC, the youth vote, and the rise of social media as bully pulpit with the author of The Ones We’ve Been Waiting For.
  12. technocracy
    A Lurkers’ History of the InternetIn Lurking and other new books, writers are constructing an alternative history of the internet.
  13. language
    Why Do Corporations Speak the Way They Do?The pernicious spread of garbage language.
  14. books
    Jane Kleeb Would Like You to Care About Rural America NowThe chair of the Nebraska Democratic Party suggests a change in strategy.
  15. what the right is reading
    A New Conservative Theory of Why America Is So PolarizedAuthor Christopher Caldwell argues that since the 1960s the U.S. has functionally had two competing Constitutions – and that the straddle can’t last.
  16. the literati
    Cool Brooklyn Uncle Barack Obama Reveals His Favorite Books of 2019Trick Mirror with a side of Normal People.
  17. white house
    ‘Anonymous’ Author of White House Book Promises to Reveal IdentityIn a Reddit AMA, the former senior White House official says they will reveal themselves before the election.
  18. the future issue
    In 2029, It’ll Be Harder to Write Science Fiction Because We’ll Be Living ItReality has grown unkind to our creators of dystopian fiction. It’s stealing their thunder.
  19. books
    Democrats Lost the States. A New Book Says Activists Are Fighting Back.Journalist Meaghan Winter makes the case for local politics — and local reporting.
  20. politics
    The Anonymous Senior Trump Official Is Trolling Us AllThe anonymous Trump resister is coming out with a new tell-all book.
  21. media
    Ronan Farrow’s New Book Reveals Details About Matt Lauer’s Rape AllegationHis new book, Catch and Kill, includes specifics about the complaint that got Matt Lauer fired.
  22. hillary clinton
    Who Ordered This Clinton Comeback TourIf Clinton doesn’t have anything useful to say, why put her in front of a camera?
  23. encounter
    Among the Moderate Chic at Bari Weiss’s Book PartyThe embattled Establishment assembles to celebrate the Times op-ed columnist’s book on anti-Semitism.
  24. books
    In Her New Book, Emily Guendelsberger Makes The Case Against American CapitalismWhen employers treat workers like robots, everyone suffers.
  25. books
    ‘I Don’t Really Believe In Bubbles:’ Lyz Lenz On Her Book, God LandIn her new book on religion in rural America, writer Lyz Lenz makes the case for nuance.
  26. whoops
    Here’s an Actual Nightmare: Naomi Wolf Learning On-Air That Her Book Is WrongSomewhere in the pantheon of anxiety dreams near “showing up to work naked” is “learning on-air that your book is totally wrong.”
  27. what the right is reading
    Why Trump Voters Are Giving the Right Qualms About CapitalismTim Carney’s Alienated America suggests a market-skeptical worldview is gaining traction among conservatives.
  28. the reds
    Obama Biographer David Maraniss on His Latest Subject, His Blacklisted FatherHis 12th book, A Good American Family, tells the story of journalist Elliott Maraniss and the Red Scare.
  29. interesting times
    Andrew Sullivan: The Appeasement of Donald TrumpThe angry king is banking every concession and, empowered and emboldened, getting more aggressive and more power hungry.
  30. zoo story
    The Heartland Zoo Tragedy Everyone ForgotEveryone but Carson Vaughan, whose Zoo Nebraska chronicles a misbegotten zoo’s decline and its fatal consequences.
  31. conspiracy theories
    Even Conspiracy Theories Have Gotten Dumber, a New Book ShowsA Lot of People Are Saying plumbs “the new conspiracism,” conspiracy theory without the theory.
  32. foreign policy
    America Used to Have an Overseas Empire. What Happened to It?Daniel Immerwahr’s How to Hide an Empire serves both as a history of American empire, and a warning about the Trump administration’s bellicosity.
  33. baseball lit
    The ‘Miracle Mets’ Golden Anniversary Nostalgia Books Are Worth the PriceJust in time for the home opener, several accounts of the glory of ‘69.
  34. socialism
    French Socialist Édouard Louis on Failed Centrism and the Rise of AOCThe author of Who Killed My Father talks about “what we create, how we affect people’s bodies.”
  35. nepotism
    New Book Makes the Case That Jared and Ivanka Are Worse Than Previously ThoughtAmong the couple’s newly revealed transgressions: forcing their way on to Air Force jets and defending President Trump’s racism.
  36. satire
    Exclusive: All 10 of Michael Cohen’s Secret Book DealsCohen’s upcoming titles include If I Did It: Confessions of a Prague Visitor and I Know Why the Caged Fixer Sings.
  37. just asking questions
    Author Dave Cullen on Finding Hope in Parkland, 20 Years After ColumbineThe writer had PTSD from being the “go-to murder guy”; the Parkland kids were the cure.
  38. just asking questions
    Former WH Aide Cliff Sims on Trump’s Emotional Life and the Art of Leaking“I’d become someone I didn’t like,” says the Team of Vipers author. “I justified a lot of these things in the moment.”
  39. what the trump
    How Trump Offered NASA Unlimited Funding to Put People on Mars by 2020“What if I gave you all the money you could ever need?” the president asked a baffled NASA official, according to former aide Cliff Sims.
  40. just asking questions
    A Civil Debate With Pot-Legalization Critic Alex BerensonTalking to the author of Tell Your Children: The Truth About Marijuana, Mental Illness, and Violence.
  41. what the right is reading
    Why Do Libertarians and the Left Have Such Similar Views on Immigration?Reihan Salam’s book Melting Pot or Civil War? seeks to answer this question — and offers a plan for a sustainable 21st-century immigration policy.
  42. year in culture 2018
    Book Publishing’s No Good, Very Good Year of TrumpIn 2018, publishers cried about the president all the way to the bank.
  43. just asking questions
    Donald Trump Doomed a Football League, But He’d Have Been a Great NFL OwnerAuthor Jeff Pearlman on how Trump’s time as a USFL owner predicted so much of his presidential behavior, including his feud with the NFL.
  44. just asking questions
    Wesley Yang on Asian-Americans and the Struggle for RecognitionThe author of The Souls of Yellow Folk says he “knew there was a risk that the book would be straw-manned by its critics. And it has been.”
  45. just asking questions
    Elaine Pagels on How Devastating Loss Influenced Her Groundbreaking ScholarshipWhy Religion? is her new memoir about personal calamities, revolutionary scholarship, and her own, sort-of faith.
  46. just asking questions
    Susan Orlean on the History and Surprisingly Bright Future of LibrariesAlong with book-burning, gender, and the L.A. Public Library, all in her new book The Library Book.
  47. books
    Can a New Book on ‘Intuitionism’ Explain America’s Political Crisis?Enchanted America explores what makes certain voters believe conspiracy theories and ignore plain evidence.
  48. just asking questions
    Exploring the Secret History of Trump’s WomenTrump and his “Queens,” as Nina Burleigh calls them in her new book, Golden Handcuffs, are a link to a different era.
  49. q&a
    Michael Lewis on His New Book About Trump’s Wholesale Destruction of Government“No matter where I went in my mind, they said to me, ‘No, it’s worse.’”
  50. q&a
    Does Casey Gerald Know How to Fix America?The entrepreneurial activist thinks very big-picture in his new memoir.
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